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  • The Hours Festivals Film Showcase of Beulahland

    Friday, May 4, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 05/04/2018 12:00 PM 05/04/2018 1:00 PM America/New_York The Hours Festivals Film Showcase of Beulahland

    Friday, May 4, 2018 | Noon – 1 p.m.

    This is a presentation of Bare Bones Café, a community-sourced museum experience included with regular Rockwell admission. Refreshments will be available. Full schedule

    This presentation involves a simple showcasing of the various short film projects that have emerged from the last seven years of The Hours Festivals at Beulahland, a local artist residence led by Amelia Fais Harnas, Jennifer Fais and Noel Sylvester. Amelia Harnas will present the short films with narration and explanation throughout.

    About Beulahland

    Carved out of the wilderness of Risingville, NY in 1858, what was to become Beulahland was originally home to one of three Rising brothers. The land was a working farm for much of its life, but in 1972, Noel and Caryl Jones-Sylvester, two young artists from NJ, laid the foundation for present-day Beulahland. Over the next 20 years, they completely remodeled the house, made artwork, befriended many of the neighbors, and imbued Beulahland with magic and charm. On Thanksgiving morning in 1997, however, Beulahland tragically lost Caryl in a fatal car accident. A dark cloud hovered over Beulahland for a number of years, and efforts to bring the gallery to life halted.

    Then, in 1999, Jennifer Fais entered the scene, painting watercolors and painting shutters. She inspired Noel to continue working on improvements to the house and the grounds. In 2010, Amelia returned from Portland, OR, invigorated by the innovative and wildly creative scene she experienced there, was brimming with energy to pour into Beulahland. While trying to figure out the best way to celebrate Jennifer’s 60th birthday, The Hours Festivals were born (initially intended as a one-time-shot). The success of 60 Hours of Art led to 61 Hours, followed by another 5 years of art parties. Beulahland exploded into a glowing hub of collaborative and personal creative projects, where folks shared their talents and conducted artistic experiments together, and so many bonfires, sky lanterns, and happy voices lit up the sky.

     

    The Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar St. Corning, NY 14830

    Friday, May 4, 2018 | Noon – 1 p.m.

    This is a presentation of Bare Bones Café, a community-sourced museum experience included with regular Rockwell admission. Refreshments will be available. Full schedule

    This presentation involves a simple showcasing of the various short film projects that have emerged from the last seven years of The Hours Festivals at Beulahland, a local artist residence led by Amelia Fais Harnas, Jennifer Fais and Noel Sylvester. Amelia Harnas will present the short films with narration and explanation throughout.

    About Beulahland

    Carved out of the wilderness of Risingville, NY in 1858, what was to become Beulahland was originally home to one of three Rising brothers. The land was a working farm for much of its life, but in 1972, Noel and Caryl Jones-Sylvester, two young artists from NJ, laid the foundation for present-day Beulahland. Over the next 20 years, they completely remodeled the house, made artwork, befriended many of the neighbors, and imbued Beulahland with magic and charm. On Thanksgiving morning in 1997, however, Beulahland tragically lost Caryl in a fatal car accident. A dark cloud hovered over Beulahland for a number of years, and efforts to bring the gallery to life halted.

    Then, in 1999, Jennifer Fais entered the scene, painting watercolors and painting shutters. She inspired Noel to continue working on improvements to the house and the grounds. In 2010, Amelia returned from Portland, OR, invigorated by the innovative and wildly creative scene she experienced there, was brimming with energy to pour into Beulahland. While trying to figure out the best way to celebrate Jennifer’s 60th birthday, The Hours Festivals were born (initially intended as a one-time-shot). The success of 60 Hours of Art led to 61 Hours, followed by another 5 years of art parties. Beulahland exploded into a glowing hub of collaborative and personal creative projects, where folks shared their talents and conducted artistic experiments together, and so many bonfires, sky lanterns, and happy voices lit up the sky.